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Ski Season Starts

Rob Wolf of Sinking Spring, Berks County , teaches son Justin, 3, how to ski during opening day at Bear Creek Ski Resort in Longswamp Township, Berks County on Sunday morning. While the start of winter is still a couple weeks away, area ski resorts have wasted no time in creating their own winter wonderlands thanks to recent tumbling temperatures.Citing a Òprolonged cold snap,Ó Bear Creek Mountain ResortÕs general manager of 14 years Mark Schoetel said the Longswamp Township resort decided to open Sunday, its earliest opening ever Harry Fisher / THE MORNING CALL